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Super Tuesday Results Recap: Local Props & Measures

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Yes, kids, Clinton took the state for the Dems, and McCain nabbed a GOP victory here in California, but the rest of yesterday's ballot had some very important propositions and measures on the line. Here's how things shook out:

  • Proposition 91 (Gasoline Tax): DEFEATED
  • Proposition 92 (Community College costs lowered): DEFEATED
  • Proposition 93 (Term Limits): DEFEATED
  • Propositions 94-97 (Indian Gaming): PASSED
  • LA City Proposition S (the "phone tax" prop): PASSED
  • Area-specific Measures: Measure B, a communications users tax in Huntington Park: PASSED; Measure D, a telephone tax in Pasadena: PASSED; Measure E, Long Beach Community College Funding: PASSED; Measure A, San Gabriel schools: PASSED; Measure R, education parcel tax in the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District: PASSED; Measure V, bond measure in the Acton-Agua Dulce Unified School: DEFEATED; Measure F, fireworks purchasing in Inglewood: DEFEATED.

For more local measures and information, has a comprehensive breakdown

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